EMMERDALE star Charley Webb made a shock comeback to the cleaning soap final night time – however her children won’t ever know.
The actress – who has performed man-eater Debbie Dingle within the ITV cleaning soap for 18 years – does not let her sons see what she will get as much as at work.
Emmerdale star Charley Webb does not let her sons watch the cleaning soapCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Charley is married to co-star Matthew Wolfenden and the couple share three sons – Buster, 10, Bowie , 4, and Ace, one.
Viewers have watched Debbie participate within the village’s steamiest and most dramatic storylines through the years.
There was an ill-fated affair with scheming step-brother Joe Tate, her twisted romance with serial killer Cameron Murray and her lesbian love trysts with Jenna Coleman’s Jasmine Thomas.
Debbie was additionally on the centre of the cleaning soap’s most controversial storyline when she paid a thug to throw acid at her ex Joe’s face – nevertheless it completely disfigured Ross Barton as an alternative.
Charley is the mom of three sonsCredit score: Instagram
The couple introduced their third being pregnant with this candy snapCredit score: Instagram
Charley and Matthew married in secret in 2018Credit score: Rex Options
Debbie was revealed to be Al Chapman’s thriller girl
Charley returns to screens on Christmas Day
Final night time tens of millions watched as Debbie was revealed to be Al Chapman’s thriller girl – who he had been dishonest on behind fiancee Priya Sharma’s again.
However Charley wasn’t considered one of them – as she does not need her children to see her on display.
Chatting with The Solar about her return, she mentioned: “As the children are younger, I do not let the children watch it actually so I am going to must catch up a couple of days later.
“Bowie’s nonetheless a bit younger to grasp so we by no means have it on once they’re round.”
Like the remainder of the nation the household had a low-key Christmas with Charley admitting she was simply “having fun with the chaos” together with her three boisterous children.
And add on to that she’s been again filming at Emmerdale for 2 months and having to maintain it a secret from all however her nearest and dearest.
“It has been onerous retaining filming a secret,” she mentioned.
“I solely advised my shut family and friends so there was much less likelihood of it getting out.”
It has been months of hiding what she is aware of from everybody so viewers may get their shock final night time.
“I’ve identified for some time that this could be a part of her return,” she mentioned.
“Jane Hudson our Government Producer advised me after we had a gathering to debate me coming again.
Cameron Murray turned out to be a serial killer after proposing to herCredit score: Rex Options
Debbie additionally had an ill-fated relationship with killer Jasmine ThomasCredit score: Rex Options
Her stepbrother Joe seduced her earlier than faking his demise and fleeing the villageCredit score: ITV Press Launch
“I am actually happy and it is nice we managed to maintain it a secret, it is at all times good for the viewers to get a shock.”
And viewers have been shocked when Debbie strolled into the scene final night time in a slinky mini-dress and revealed herself to be Al’s lover.
Not that it was as glamorous because it seemed.
“We shot the resort scenes in October and it was completely freezing,” she laughed.
“It was a little bit of a shock to the system.”
However there are extra shocks coming – as Debbie does not know she is his mistress.
“Debbie has completely no concept in any respect he has one other girl and that it’s Priya,” Charley defined.
“She has no concept and he is satisfied her that retaining it a secret shall be higher as a result of her household hate him and she or he agrees.”
And he or she promised that when she does discover out the reality – hell hath no fury like a Dingle scorned.
“Debbie will at all times get her revenge,” she mentioned.
“She’s not one to let issues go.”
And it appears like she’s going to recruit his fiancee Priya for her scheme to destroy Al.
“Yeah, it will be a very enjoyable twist I am positive,” she mentioned.
“You do not mess with Debbie Dingle so be careful!”